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Birdman of Alcatraz

Author: John FrankenheimerBurt LancasterEdmond O'BrienKarl MaldenThomas E GaddisAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, ©2001.
Series: MGM vintage classics series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A convicted murderer gains respect & celebrity as an ornithologist while serving a life sentence in prison.

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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Fiction
Named Person: Thomas E Gaddis; Robert Stroud
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Frankenheimer; Burt Lancaster; Edmond O'Brien; Karl Malden; Thomas E Gaddis; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792849132 9780792849131
OCLC Number: 671165618
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired. Includes audio tracks in English with subtitles in French and Spanish.
Notes: Based on the book by Thomas Gaddis.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc.
Credits: Photography, Burnett Guffey ; music, Elmer Bernstein.
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Edmond O'Brien, Telly Savalas.
Awards: Academy Award nominations: Best Cinematography, Burnett Guffey; Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Burt Lancaster, Thelma Ritter, Telly Savalas.
Target Audience: Canadian Home Video Rating: G.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 149 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Dolby Digital sound (mono.) ; widescreen (1.66:1) screen format ; interactive chapter index and other interactive features.
Series Title: MGM vintage classics series.
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer & Harold Hecht ; produced by Stuart Millar & Guy Trosper ; directed by John Frankenheimer ; screenplay by Guy Trosper.

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A convicted murderer gains respect & celebrity as an ornithologist while serving a life sentence in prison.

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